In this section: With personal author(s) | With editor(s), compiler as author | With organization as author and publisher | Chapter in an edited book | Dissertation or thesis
For books published in the USA or Canada follow the city of publication with the two-letter abbreviation for the state or province. For books published in other countries, follow the city of publication with the name of the country. Use the anglicized form of city names, e.g. 'Vienna' not 'Wien'. For more information about place names see Citing Medicine: General rules for place of publication.
If a book has been assigned an International Standard Book Number (ISBN) that number may be inserted into the ‘Other ID’ field. Begin with 'ISBN' followed by a space then the number, ignoring all hyphens in the number, e.g. 'ISBN 9780071463898'.
With personal author(s)
Example: Colson JH, Armour WJ. Sports Injuries and Their Treatment. 2nd edition. London (UK): Stanley Paul, 1986.
|Authors||Colson JH, Armour WJ|
|Journal/book/source||Sports Injuries and Their Treatment|
|Date of publication||1986|
|Publisher name||Stanley Paul|
|City of publication||London (UK)|
With editor(s), compiler as author
Example: Diener HC, Wilkinson M, editor(s). Drug Induced Headache. New York (NY): Springer-Verlag, 1988.
|Authors||Diener HC, Wilkinson M, editor(s)|
|Date of publication||1988|
|City of publication||New York (NY)|
With organization as author and publisher
Example: Virginia Law Foundation. The Medical and Legal Implications of AIDS. Charlottesville (VA): The Foundation, 1987.
|Authors||Virginia Law Foundation|
|Journal/book/source||The Medical and Legal Implications of AIDS|
|Date of publication||1987|
|Publisher name||The Foundation|
|City of publication||Charlottesville (VA)|
Chapter in an edited book
Example: Weinstein L, Swartz MN. Pathologic properties of invading microorganisms. In: Sodeman WA Jr, Sodeman WA, editor(s). Pathologic Physiology: Mechanisms of Disease. 5th edition. Philadelphia (PA): Saunders, 1974:457-72.
|Reference type||Section of book|
|Authors||Weinstein L, Swartz MN|
|English title||Pathologic properties of invading microorganisms|
|Journal/book/source||Pathologic Physiology: Mechanisms of Disease|
|Date of publication||1974|
|Editor(s)||Sodeman WA Jr, Sodeman WA|
|City of publication||Philadelphia (PA)|
Dissertation or thesis
Example: Hayden C. Towards an Understanding of the Role of Cranial Osteopathy in the Treatment of Infantile Colic [Masters thesis]. Maidstone (UK): European School of Osteopathy, 2007.
|Journal/book/source||Towards an Understanding of the Role of Cranial Osteopathy in the Treatment of Infantile Colic [Masters thesis]|
|Date of publication||2007|
|Publisher name||European School of Osteopathy|
|City of publication||Maidstone (UK)|